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Factors related to vaccine uptake by young adult women in the catch-up phase of the National HPV Vaccination Program in Australia: Results from an observational study

Canfell, Karen; Egger, Sam; Velentzis, Louiza; Darlington-Brown, Jessica; O'Connell, Dianne; Banks, Emily; Sitas, Freddy

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Background: Australia commenced a publically-funded, National Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Program in 2007 with a two year catch-up phase for females aged 12-26 years. Objective: To identify the factors associated with the uptake of the HPV vaccine (which has a recommended 3-dose schedule in Australia) by young adult women vaccinated by general practitioners and community-based programs within the catch-up phase. Methods: 1139 women who were eligible to receive the free HPV vaccine...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/67679
Source: Vaccine
DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.01.024

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